Sturgill Simpson Stories

FESTIVAL WATCH: Hinterland Music Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Hinterland Music Festival August 3-4, 2018Headliners To WatchSturgill Simpson The man has been burning up headlines as much with his music as his meta-commentary on the scene.  Great tunes and truly an "important"...

Late Night Roundup | Chris Stapleton, Ty Segall, The Avett Brothers & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional late-night circuit.1. Chris Stapleton with Sturgill Simpson on Saturday Night LiveChris Stapleton surprised fans by bringing another one of the country scene's most authentic and talented songwriters with him for his SNL debut. Joined by Sturgill Simpson, Stapleton runs through hard-hitting performances of "Midnight...

This Week In Shows | September 18 – September 24

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Father John Misty @ Auditorium Theatre 9/20Still on a seemingly endless promotional tour for the excellent Pure Comedy, folk-rock mastermind Father John Misty will perform at Auditorium...

Tomorrow's Verse 2016 Album Of The Year Poll

So many publications offer so many end of the year album lists, so why do most of them look like they are written in a foreign language? Sure a handful of my favorites records find themselves in the "lists that matter", but even after looking at Rob Mitchum's incredible aggregation work, I still find myself...

Rejoice! A Full Show Sturgill Simpson Video Playlist From Houston

What I love about music: I've probably cycled through about fiveor six Album Of The Year choices since January. But Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide To Earth just might end up sticking.After a few late night talk show and other promotional appearances where he brought a horn section (featured prominently on the album) to...

Album Reviews | April 2016 Releases

Andrew Bird- Are You Serious [4/1]After a series of folk releases and experimental instrumentals, Are You Serious finds Andrew Bird going back to his older sound, but with a flare of accessibility that never existed prior. With a heavy emphasis on a percussion section of drums and bass within the production, the album strikes as...

Beyondify: More Great Under The Radar Tracks

Earlier this month, I had so much fun summarizing new tracksthat hadn't yet made it to Spotify, I've decided to make it a regular feature. I've even named it. I'm calling it Beyondify, and hope to publish every few weeks to let you know about under-the-radar tracks that you've got to dig a little to...

Hear Sturgill Simpson’s Theme For HBO’s “Vinyl”

This weekend, HBO will debut Vinyl, a new drama produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. The series revolves around a record executive in the 70s working in a music scene on the verge of punk and discos popularization.The directors have confirmed that the show will also be a vehicle to showcase new artists,...

Setlist / Review / Video | Sturgill Simpson @ Metro 7/31/15

By @WeirScrewedLollapalooza as a whole is not always our cup of tea, but its sheer volume typically brings such a varietyof acts to Chicago that it's bound to come up a big winner on at least a handful each year. Friday night at Metro brought us psychedelic country crooner Sturgill Simpson, who has been setting...